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This is the use of words to convey the opposite of the actual meaning, it arises from an awareness of contrast between what is and what ought to be. A. Idioms B. Malapropism C. Irony
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User: This is the use of words to convey the opposite of the actual meaning, it arises from an awareness of contrast between what is and what ought to be. A. Idioms B. Malapropism C. Irony

Weegy: Irony is the use of words to convey the opposite of the actual meaning, and it arises from an awareness of contrast between what is and what ought to be.
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User: Which of the following root words means “stomach”? A. Gastro- B. Cord- C. Dom- D. Chiro-

Weegy: The root word gastro- means: Stomach
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User: Which of the following prefixes means “not”? A. Ac- B. No- C. Bi- D. Dis-

Weegy: Dis- means not .
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User: A figure of speech placing two ideas that are very different in meaning, together. This is used in rhetoric to balance out contrasting ideas in parallel arrangements of words. A. Puns B. Alliteration C. Irony D. Antithesis

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A figure of speech placing two ideas that are very different in meaning, together. Antithesis is used in rhetoric to balance out contrasting ideas in parallel arrangements of words.
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